Inside the latest issue of National Geographic Traveller Food

Inside the latest issue of National Geographic Traveller Food

National Geographic Traveller Food is packed with authentic travel and food experiences, vivid photography, plus insights and tips to inspire would-be explorers to travel widely, ethically and safely.

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Five of the best breakfast ideas from around the world

When it comes to breakfast, many of us have our standard routine — yet there’s always room for a bit of fresh thinking. From Turkish menemen to Indian idli, here are five ways to add a little magic to your mornings, whether you’re at home or away.

Latest stories

Food writer Reem Kassis on the flavours of the Middle East and beyond

Palestinian food writer Reem Kassis’s latest book weaves together history, memoir and recipes to bring the diverse food cultures of the contemporary Arab world to life.

Three recipes from Reem Kassis's new book, The Arabesque Table

Palestinian food writer Reem Kassis’s latest book weaves together history, memoir and recipes to bring the diverse food cultures of the contemporary Arab world to life. Here, she shares three of her favourite recipes.

Meet the maker: the Lombardian rice farmer preserving Italian traditions

On the outskirts of Milan, organic rice farmer Francesco Bossi, 55, is championing one of Lombardy’s most revered products.

From Italy to Japan: our favourite cookbooks for spring 2021

The latest batch of cookbook releases takes us on a journey through Italian delis, the rich cuisine of the eastern Mediterranean and plant-based recipes inspired by Asia.

Editors' picks

Steak and kidney pie: the story behind a British classic

Popularised in the 19th century, this British classic has since become a pub staple. And while over the centuries the ingredients have been up for some debate, these days the kidneys are non-negotiable.

Cheese pilgrimages: the nine destinations that should be on every cheese-lover's bucket list

From the Dutch Cheese Valley to the lush pastures of Normandy and the wild Californian north west, here are the places we think should be on every cheese lover’s bucket list.

Photo story: the celebrated seafood of Stonehaven, Scotland

Stonehaven’s glory days as a thriving fishing village may be behind it, but the culinary legacy of its past remains. Grab yourself a table with a sea view and tuck in to smoked haddock, award-winning fish and chips or fresh lobster. 

Breaking bread: a Māori family feast in New Zealand

Hospitality and communal dining are central to Māori culture, and on New Zealand’s North Island, Nadine Toe Toe and her whānau (family) welcome guests with open arms.

Breaking bread

Breaking bread: an Alpine family feast in Courmayeur, Italy

In Courmayeur, in the shadow of Mont Blanc, family meals are hearty affairs, involving plenty of cheese and suitably mountainous portions of carbonara and focaccia. Pull up a chair — dinner is served.

Breaking bread: on the trail of tradition in Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki is Greece’s gastronomic heart, a melting pot city that’s constantly evolving. But when it comes to Greek cooking, some things aren’t to be messed with — no matter how modern life gets.

Breaking bread: the smoky taste of Nashville, Tennessee

Pitmaster Pat Martin spends his working day barbecuing and his free time grilling — two very different things if you’re in the American South, where cooking is as much about the journey as the destination.

Meet the maker: Côte d'Ivoire's trailblazing chocolatier

In Côte d’Ivoire, Rosine Bekoin and her fellow cacao farmers are shaking things up by making their own chocolate.

Meet the maker

Meet the maker: the Spanish family behind some of the world's best saffron

In central Spain, the Cabra have farmed some of the world's highest-quality saffron for four generations, using a meticulously hand-produced and largely unchanged approach.

Meet the maker: the woman behind the world's most sought-after pistachios

In Sicily, Laura Lupo makes products such as pesto and torrone from her own highly prized Bronte pistachios.

Meet the makers: the Greek co-op putting traditional spoon sweets on the map

In Vizitsa, one of the Greek villages that have dotted Mount Pelion’s slopes since antiquity, the women-run Esperides Co-operative uses the region's abundant orchards to create traditional Greek spoon sweets with a secret local ingredient. 

Photo story: celebrating the characters and creations of London's Chinatown

The food found in Chinatown was once largely Cantonese, but in recent years it’s diversified. Today its outlets specialise in cuisines from all across Asia; the longest queues, though, are outside the bubble tea cafes.

Photo stories

Photo story: dining with nomads in Kyrgyzstan

Once a nation of nomads, today’s Kyrgyzstan is dotted with yurts only in summer. For most of the year, Kyrgyz shepherds live settled lives in the valleys, but from June to September, when the lowlands are arid, they move to summer mountain pastures, known as jailoo. 

Photo story: the story behind the hazelnuts of Piedmont, Italy

The hills just outside Alba, in northwest Italy’s Piedmont region, are striped with neat green rows of trees and vines. The area is renowned for its wines and white truffles, but the jewel in its crown is the nocciola del Piemonte, a delicate variety of hazelnut with thin skin and crisp, dense flesh. The terroir here is ideal for these nuts: the slopes allow the soil to drain, while the altitude and climate provide the perfect temperature for the trees.

Photo story: the London tradition of pie 'n' mash

There can be few institutions more synonymous with the East End of London than pie ’n’ mash shops.

A beginner’s guide to foraging for wild ingredients in the UK

Foraging responsibly and discovering the world of wild food is one of the simplest and most effective ways to reconnect with nature. We speak to foraging experts for advice on starting out in the UK.

Ceviche: the surprising history Peru's raw fish dish

While it’s a fairly recent arrival in UK restaurants, this  Peruvian raw fish dish dates back millennia — and has more  variations than you might expect.

Breaking bread: dining in a Danish commune

At Svanholm, Denmark’s largest commune, residents don’t just cook and eat together — they grow and rear the ingredients for their meals too. And the produce is so good it has top chefs from Copenhagen and beyond travelling here to buy it.

Join us as we discover the wine of Adelaide and South Australia — 1 June 2021

Discover what makes the vineyard city of Adelaide and surrounding wine regions so special at a free live online event with wine expert Olly Smith and other selected guests.

Chefs Kirsty Scobie and Fenella Renwick on their favourite Scottish seafood

Kirsty Scobie and Fenella Renwick are founders of The Seafood Shack, a restaurant in the small fishing village of Ullapool on the northwest coast of Scotland, and co-authors of the book of the same name.

Five Greek wines to try, from muscat to moschofilero

With a long tradition of viticulture and hundreds of native grape varieties, Greece should be the word when it comes to wine.

Where to eat in Cranborne, Dorset

Chefs and producers of all types flock to this Dorset village for the bounty of quality ingredients on its doorstep.

The eight best restaurants for outdoor dining in Glasgow

Boasting one of the most exciting food scenes in the UK, Glasgow has seen its restaurants adapt to cater to al fresco diners during the pandemic. Here, we look at eight of the best places to eat outside across the city.

Three shellfish recipes to try, from scallops congee to seafood linguine

From seafood linguine to spicy mussels with feta, these refreshing shellfish dishes will help you welcome in the spring sunshine.

Eight delicious shellfish dishes from restaurants around the world

Whether it’s fresh oysters or spicy prawns, shellfish is a real traveller’s treat. Here’s our pick of the world’s best, from an iced lobster souffle to a Californian chowder.

Seven of England's best historic pubs

For hundreds of years, pubs have provided food, drink and entertainment to locals and weary travellers alike. Here are seven English favourites that have stood the test of time.

The pioneer: chef Michael Elégbèdé's new Nigerian cuisine

At his Lagos restaurant, chef Michael Elégbèdé has taken inspiration from all over Nigeria. The result is a striking fine dining menu reflecting the diverse landscapes and communities of his home country.

Six new cookbook releases for summer 2021

Whether you’re after recipes for simple suppers or complex dishes infused with smoky flavours from the grill, these six soon-to-be-released cookbooks should be on your radar.

Where to find the best breakfasts in the UK

From desi dishes in Birmingham to a sticky plum duck benedict in Newcastle, here’s our pick of the UK’s 10 best bets for a brilliant breakfast.

A taste of Portugal's Alentejo region, from black pork to rich red wines

Among the cork trees and rolling hills of this vast rural region, you’ll find some of Portugal’s choicest produce, from rich reds and black pork to sumptuous olive oil. Here, we bring you five unique producers to visit when travelling in Alentejo — plus, a recipe for making authentic Gaspacho alentejano soup.

Meet the maker: the Bavarian baker who elevates the art of traditional Easter treats

Easter in Germany is a time of indulgence, when bakers such as Arnd Erbel are busy making everything from dark chocolate hares to plaited loaves.

Chef Analiese Gregory on Tasmania's eclectic produce and what to try

From abalone to wallaby, Analiese Gregory champions the eclectic produce of Australia’s island state.

Meet the maker: the keeper of Puerto Rico’s coffee-making traditions

For Roberto Atienza, the key to making the finest coffee is sticking to the methods — and even the equipment — that have served his family well for four generations and nearly a century.

Eggs benedict: six versions of a New York classic

From sardou in New Orleans to florentine in Paris, here’s our pick of the world’s best eggs benedict variations.
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From berry to bottle: the story of jabuticaba, the superfruit indigenous to Brazil

The vitamin-rich jabuticaba berry is native to southeastern Brazil and almost unheard of outside of South America. In rural São Paulo, it's not only a delicious snack for Brazilians but also a vital source of income thanks to Swiss-Brazilian brand Suívie. 

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